The Denver American Heart Association team is growing! The Denver team is pleased to welcome Andrea Araiza and Lindsay Phelan. Andrea and Lindsay will help make a direct impact on the community as the organization works to create a healthier Colorado for all.
Andrea Araiza joins the team as an executive assistant. Andrea attended Metropolitan State University and received her bachelor’s degree in Integrative Health Care where she enjoyed learning about different health modalities such as energy medicine and homeopathy. She worked as an AmeriCorps member in the Denver Public School District and completed an internship at Metro Caring. During the past five years she has worked as an Executive Assistant for the Policy & Government Affairs department at Nurse Family Partnership.
Lindsay Phelan will help get hearts pumping as the development director for the Heart Challenge team which includes the CycleNation, Field Day and Heart Walk campaigns. Lindsay has over 10 years’ experience of non-profit development experience and has worked at Ray of Hope Cancer Foundation, American Diabetes Association, and the American Cancer Society. Lindsay received her bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Wyoming.
The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – the two leading causes of death in the world. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke.